Privacy Policy

OUR COMMITMENT TO YOUR PRIVACY

Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ) is committed to maintaining your privacy. We understand that your personal information may be sensitive in nature. To best serve you, it is necessary for us to collect certain information. We would like to inform you about what information we receive and how such information is used. We encourage you to read the following policy so that you fully understand how we manage your information as well as how we are committed to protecting your personal information.

COMPLIANCE WITH APPLICABLE LAW

TUJ is committed to complying with all applicable law and will respect the legal requirements that exist regarding the privacy of personal information. TUJ uses only fair and lawful means to collect information. From time to time, TUJ will review its policy for collecting, using, and disclosing personal information to ensure compliance with laws and regulations.

OUR PRIVACY POLICY

By using this website, you acknowledge your acceptance of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with this Policy, please refrain from using the TUJ website. You also grant TUJ and all other entities involved in operating this website the authority to receive, transmit, store, process, and otherwise use all information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. You should be assured that TUJ will never willfully sell, trade, rent, share, disclose, or make available any personally identifiable data about you to any third party without first receiving your permission, except when the law requires or permits disclosure.

REQUEST FOR DELETION, MODIFICATION, OR ACCESS TO INFORMATION

If you would like TUJ to remove your name from our mailing lists, or delete personally identifiable information about you, TUJ will comply with your request. Please contact tujinfo@tuj.temple.edu.

Likewise, if you need to modify personal information previously submitted to TUJ, we will happily comply with this request. If you request access to personally identifiable information that TUJ has collected about you personally, TUJ will promptly disclose this information to you.

INFORMATION GATHERED AND USED ON THE TUJ WEBSITE

TUJ collects information from your browser including your IP address, browser type, and computer type. This information is anonymous data, and we will never know who you are unless you specifically tell us. It assists us in diagnosing problems with our server, analyzing user trends and traffic patterns, improving website design and layout, and administering the website. Your IP address is a number automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet, and cannot be linked to personally identifiable information. We also use "cookies," which are small computer files that we transfer to your browser from a web site's computers and stored on your computer's hard drive. Each website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser's preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a web site to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites. TUJ uses cookies to estimate and report our total audience size and traffic, to conduct research to improve our content and services, and to provide targeted ads through third-party vendors.

We hope that you will want to provide us with personally identifiable information when you inquire about our institution and educational offerings or register for educational services or programs through this website, we may ask for personal information such as name, email address, birth date, phone numbers, postal address, educational background, social security number, nationality, family information, and other personal data. Once you provide us with this information you are no longer anonymous to us. Upon receiving your personal information, we can then better assist you, provide you with services tailored to your individual needs, and give enhanced benefits that cannot be offered to anonymous users. Specifically, we will use this information to fulfill your request for information, contact you regarding your inquiry or request, place you on our mailing list for future notices about courses and educational offerings, conduct research about your interests, and improve our products and services.

We may use your personal data to: (i) fulfill your request for information; (ii) contact you through direct mail, e-mail, telephone, or other means about your request, our courses, our programs, our events, or other related matters; (iii) conduct research about your interests; (iv) assess your application if applicable; (v) assist you with admission and testing procedures if applicable; (vi) contact past schools and references if applicable; (vii) compile statistics and conduct internal operations; and (viii) improve our website, products, and services. We may share your personal data with Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and its respective vendors. Also, we may permit authorized third parties to access, view, store, handle, or process your personal data. Please be assured that we will prescreen authorized vendors and take reasonable steps to ensure that they also keep your data confidential and not disclose it to unauthorized third parties without your consent and in accordance with the law. Upon request, we will revise or delete your data from our records.

MESSAGE BOARDS & LINKS

When using message boards and other online public discussion forums on the TUJ website, you should remember that other TUJ website users also utilize these areas and that TUJ cannot control said users. WHILE WE MAY MONITOR THESE PUBLIC FORUMS TO CONTROL INAPPROPRIATE CONTENT FROM BEING POSTED, WE CANNOT CONTROL THE PRIVACY OF INFORMATION DIVULGED BY YOU IN THESE FORUMS. IF YOU CHOOSE TO REVEAL PERSONAL OR CONTACT INFORMATION IN THESE PUBLIC FORUMS, YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK. We may also provide links to other sites that we believe might be useful or educational for you. Please note that we are not responsible for the privacy policies or actions of those third parties operating these linked websites. We suggest that you access the online privacy policies of these websites or contact the relevant parties concerning their data collection policies.

SECURITY PROCEDURES

To protect the privacy of your personal information to the maximum degree, TUJ uses both external technical safeguards and strict internal policies. On the technical side, we employ Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption technology during any transmission of personally identifiable information. On the human side, only authorized TUJ employees are granted access to your personal information. Our employees are educated and aware of the sensitive nature of your personal information, and may be subject to severe disciplinary action for any violation of our Privacy Policy. Also, whenever we hire other organizations to provide support services, TUJ will require them to conform to our strict privacy standards. While we cannot warrant the absolute security of your data against unauthorized intrusion, misuse, loss, or alteration, we periodically review and enhance our security measures as necessary.

UPDATE INFORMATION

TUJ may update or change the content of this Privacy Policy at any time by posting revisions on this website so that you can always be aware of the information we collect and how it is used.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

When using this website, we also encourage you to read the Terms & Conditions posted on our website.

Contact Information

If you have any questions about the TUJ's privacy practices or this website, please feel free to contact us at:

Temple University, Japan Campus
Website Privacy Policy Issues

2-8-12 Minami Azabu, Minato-ku,
Tokyo 106-0047
tujinfo@tuj.temple.edu